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May 19, 2016
This article reminds us that the FDA has issued a warning about claims which would imply certain cosmetics would be considered drugs under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
May 17, 2016
As of June 14, 2016 all products containing MI/MCI preservatives intended for use by children should no longer be available for purchase, according to Health Canada. All other products may not be available after December 31, 2016.
May 12, 2016
Les Smith, C&T scientific advisor, offers his insights on recent trends in claims substantiation and its direct impact on the role of the cosmetic formulator.
May 3, 2016
Now that the EU has approved zinc oxide beginning May 21, BASF applauds the move which will support formulation of products aimed at filtering UV rays.
Apr 28, 2016
Manufacturers are easy and frequent targets of litigation for claims they make on their products. You can avoid unwanted attention from regulatory organizations by ensuring your claims are substantiated by science.
Apr 28, 2016
Formulators will be able to use zinc oxide and potassium hydroxide in cosmetics and personal care products under certain new European Union guidelines starting May 21.
Apr 26, 2016
Support for H.R. 4075, the Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act, is gaining momentum with recent backing from two U.S. congressional leaders, including a Democratic cosponsor. ICMAD applauds the move.
Apr 21, 2016
The FTC determines companies can’t promote their personal care products as “all natural” if they contain any synthetics, such as dimethicone and phenoxyethanol.
Apr 12, 2016
It’s well-known that over-exposure to UV light is harmful to the body, yet it is vital for production of essential vitamin D. Understanding the balance between the benefits of sun protection and vitamin D synthesis is not yet well understood.
Mar 10, 2016
As part of the momentum that is growing globally to ban testing on animals for cosmetics, the Swiss government is planning to ban the sale of cosmetics containing ingredients newly tested on animals.
Mar 7, 2016
BASF received the international halal certification HAS 23000 for the 145 ingredients the company offers for personal and home care products.
Mar 4, 2016
Nanotechnology and nanomaterials open up an abundance of options for cosmetic formulators to develop innovative new products. Likewise, they open up an abundance of regulatory concerns. Here’s a look at the regulatory implications of nanomaterials in skin care applications.